Development of the Force Planning Scenario Framework – Inputs for the Scenario Analysis Tool


  1. Chuka, N.
  2. Cochran, L.
  3. Friesen, S.
  4. Hales, D.
  5. Harnett,, LCdr.
  6. Morrisey, C.
  7. Race, P.
Corporate Authors
Defence R&D Canada - Centre for Operational Research and Analysis, Ottawa ON (CAN);CAE Professional Services, Ottawa (ON)
This contractor report defines and analyzes the inputs of an effective framework required forcharacterizing the Force Planning Scenarios. The framework is used as a basis for developing ascenario analysis software tool that allows Defence Scientists to overlay the Force PlanningScenarios and ensure a range of dimensions, factors and variables is being addressed. Thiscontractor report identifies the most relevant dimensions of the Force Planning Scenarios tosupport analysis and development. The information in this report is based on analysis performedby contractors in close collaboration with Defence Scientists from Defence Research andDevelopment Canada’s Centre for Operational Research and Analysis. This study should beviewed as an initial starting point for the development of a scenario writing methodology, andwill be updated, modified and refined on an ongoing basis. The report outlines the applicationsfor the scenario analysis tool and makes recommendations for potential areas of future research.The development of a systematic process will enhance the Capability Based Planning process byensuring that the Force Planning Scenarios are selected and developed in a defensible, transparent and objective way that makes best use of analytical methods and techniques.

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Report Number
DRDC-CORA-CR-2010-017 — Contractor Report
Date of publication
01 Feb 2010
Number of Pages
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